Ever since its spin-off as an independent company, POCO has been disappointing its fans by launching rebranded phones. This time the company is back with the launch of a budget-friendly POCO M2 Pro in India. The POCO M2 Pro is mostly identical to the Indian Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone, sold globally as Redmi Note 9S.
The POCO M2 Pro is bundled with a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast-charging. The device also comes with an aggressive price tag for its mid-range specifications and features. Now, let’s take a look at POCO M2 Pro, along with the specs, features, expected price, and availability in Nepal.
POCO M2 Pro Specifications and Features
The POCO M2 Pro boasts a 6.67-inch FHD+ (2400×1080, 20:9, 295 PPI) Triple Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protected Full-Screen display. The display provides support for a wide range of modes such as sunlight, night, and reading including color temperature adjustment.
Under the hood, the POCO M2 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 720G processor, Adreno 618 graphics loaded with MIUI 11. The smartphone is available in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants comprising of 64GB and 128GB expandable storage capacities.
While the 4GB RAM model is available with 64GB storage, the 6GB RAM variant is available in both 64GB and 128GB storage. You will be able to extend the storage up to 512GB via a microSD card slot.
On the optics, the POCO M2 Pro is integrated with a 48MP (f/1.79) primary dual pixel autofocus camera paired with an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide, 5MP (f/2.4) macro and 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensors respectively. The rear camera provides support for single-tone flash, dual pixel autofocus, HDR, face recognition, AI Beautify, EIS and panorama, and burst modes. The company also infused AI dirt detection capability, which is the first of its kind in a smartphone.
The selfies can be snapped via a 16MP AI-enabled SuperPixel camera sensor. If you are worried about the TikTok ban, you need not have to worry because you can snap short videos via the selfie camera.
The handset borrows power via a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charger packed inside the product box. The device comes with a USB Type-C port, which helps you to charge quickly.
In addition to all standard connectivity features and sensors, the phone also includes a dedicated side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Key Specifications of POCO M2 Pro
- Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ display
- Processor: Snapdragon 720G processor
- RAM/ROM: 4GB, 6GB /64GB, 128GB internal storage
- Rear Camera: 48MP+8MP+5MP+2MP
- Front Camera: 16MP Super Pixel sensor
- Battery: 5000mAh (33W flash charging)
- Operating System: MIUI 11 + Android 10
- Security: Fingerprint sensor
- Price in India: Rs 13,999 starting
POCO M2 Pro Price & Availability
The POCO M2 Pro pricing starts at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM model with 64GB storage costs Rs. 14,999, while the 6GB RAM variant with 128GB storage will hit the retail shelves for Rs. 16,999 in India.
Price in Nepal
POCO M2 Pro (4GB/64GB)
~ NPR 22,999
POCO M2 Pro (6GB/64GB)
~ NPR 25,999
POCO M2 Pro (6GB/128GB)
~ NPR 29,999
The POCO M2 Pro will be available in three different color options i.e. Two Shades of Black, Out of the Blue, and Green and Greener. The smartphone will be available for purchase on July 14 and will be sold via a flash sale at 12 PM.